Cyber Monday 2017 hasn’t officially arrived yet, but some companies are getting a head start for what is supposed to be the biggest online shopping day of the year. For example, BlackBerry has started an extended Cyber Monday sale on the unlocked BlackBerry KEYone, selling the smartphone with its traditional hardware keyboard for just $449.99, or $100 off its normal $549.99 price tag.Editor’s Pick Here are the best BlackBerry phones Shutterstock
Once upon a time, BlackBerry phones were so popular among the business and enterprise crowd, they were referred to as “CrackBerry” devices because they were so addictive. Then the smartphone [...]
Smartphone keyboard and BlackBerry enthusiasts alike, the wait is finally over. BlackBerry’s latest flagship, the KEYone, is now available for purchase in the U.S. and Canada.
U.S. residents can now buy the KEYone unlocked for $550 through BlackBerry, Amazon, select Best Buy stores, and BestBuy.com. Keep in mind the phone will be offered in two unlocked variants: one that works on GSM networks like AT&T and T-Mobile and a CDMA variant that works on Verizon.
Carrier variants, including Sprint’s, will be available starting this summer, while the CDMA version will be available through Amazon at launch.See also: BlackBerry KEYone review: Getting stuff [...]
TCL Communications‘ Steve Cistulli has been hitting Twitter again with some BlackBerry KeyONE teasers. This time though, it looks pretty clear that the US availability and pricing information for the KeyONE will be announced next week. You can see the tweet below, but considering the phone is resting atop a retail box and we were already expecting a May 5 announcement, joining the dots isn’t so difficult.
Unfortunately, the delay between the KeyONE’s announcement back at MWC 2017 and everything that has happened in between – the LG G6 and Galaxy S8 launches for example – means the KeyONE has a lot more competition now than it would have had earlier in the year. But [...]
BlackBerry is still trying to reinvent itself as a software company, but it is allowing its name to be used on Android hardware devices made by others like the DTEK 50, the DTEK 60, and the upcoming KEYone. Now the CEO of BlackBerry, John Chen, has hinted strongly that we could see the company’s name on an Android-based tablet.See also: Blackberry KEYone announced: here’s what you need to know February 25, 2017
CrackBerry reports that in his remarks to financial analysts today as part of its fiscal fourth quarter 2017 conference call, Chen said that BlackBerry is moving into the next phase of its licensing program and that means that “you may soon see a [...]